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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Posts Tagged ‘high stakes testing’

Teachers teach beyond the limits of testing

With all the testing and new Common Core standards coming to education, there was an interesting discussion on National Public Radio’s “Tell Me More” program. “More Than A Number? Educators on What Standardized Testing Means” offered no shocking revelations. No teacher thinks of a student as “just a number.” Teachers know their students as individuals. […]

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Education and schools weekly roundup

Student musicians, singers and songwriters in the Cave Creek Unified School District will have more performance opportunities with the newly formed “Rock the District Unplugged” concerts organized by the Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation. Donations and tips during the performances will be used for classroom resources and technology, international learning, health and wellness, and music […]

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Fun with film

Aspen. Park City. Cannes. You could travel the country or globe in search of fabulous film fare. But did you know that our own state is home to several film series and film festivals? Lynn Trimble previews upcoming film offerings, including a documentary she hopes every parent, educator and legislator will see.






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